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Manufacturing & Building Assemblers

Our Garden Studios and Summerhouses are designed and built by hand at our production site in Narborough. Due to continued growth we are looking for confident and hardworking staff to join our manufacturing team.


As an ideal candidate you be able to show the following:


  • Openness to develop & learn new skills within a manufacturing and factory environment
  • Ability to follow operating procedures to ensure high standards are delivered
  • A keen eye for detail and focused on delivering a quality product
  • Competent working with measurements and dimensions
  • Ability to use power tools
  • Common sense and a practical approach to challenges
  • Good communication skills, self-confidence and an ability to work to deadlines
  • Flexible to work occasional Saturdays and overtime at peak times

Working hours are Monday to Friday based on a 40 hour week with half an hour lunch break working a varying shift pattern: 6am - 2.30pm / 8am - 4.30pm


Benefits include:


  • Opportunities to work overtime
  • Free parking
  • Regular paid tea breaks
  • Work wear and boots provided
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday entitlement including Bank Holidays
  • Excellent staff facilities with fresh fruit and breakfast provided daily
  • Real opportunities to further progress and develop a career in the business

Salary: £8.50 per hour

Production Manager

Reporting directly to the Senior Partner this role will be responsible for the management of all manufacturing and production areas, ensuring buildings are produced on time and to the expected quality. Using your experience you will continually review all areas of the manufacturing operation and challenge process and procedures to ensure costs are controlled and profitability delivered. As part of the senior management team you will be the go to expert in regard to this area and play a key role in the further growth of the business, providing technical and professional support for colleagues and peers.


 Key Responsibilities:


  • Oversee the day to day running of the factory, managing a team of 5 supervisors and up to 60 operatives
  • Ensure production targets are delivered to agreed daily, weekly forecasts and ensure all orders are fulfilled to schedule
  • Ensure a robust system for quality management is in place, working to agreed specifications and tolerances
  • All aspects of people management including recruitment, training, performance management and cost control
  • Encourage and support continuous development ensuring supervisors and staff within the team realise their full potential
  • Facilitate an open and productive culture where people take pride and responsibility in what they do and feel a sense of achievement and self-worth
  • Oversee all aspects of stock control ensuring ordering systems are working and correct levels of raw materials are maintained
  • Ensure digital management system is being utilised correctly, liaising with IT and systems department to identify concerns or errors
  • Working closely with the H&S Manager, continuously review all processes to ensure a “safety first” ethos is delivered whilst maximising productivity
  • Deliver continuous improvement on cost and quality utilising Lean manufacturing methodology
  • Assist in the implementation of new strategies, major projects and Capital improvements

Required Skills & Abilities


  • Demonstrate a proven track record of management within a manufacturing or production setting
  • Progressive leadership/management style prepared to lead from the front with a can do attitude
  • Knowledge of implementing Lean manufacturing principles and CI methodology
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft office
  • Demonstrated strong leadership, team building and coaching skills
  • A strong communicator who works logically and systematically
  • Good time management skills with the ability to prioritise work load

Qualifications & Education 


  •  Ideally educated to degree level

Working hours will be based on a 40 hour week, working Monday to Friday with flexibility inline with business needs.

Benefits: 

  • Salary inline with experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 28 days annual holiday(including Bank Holidays)

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 plus benefits